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Cancer's gene-determined 'immune landscape' dictates progression of prostate tumors

19:00 EST 11 Jan 2018 | AAAS

(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) The field of immunotherapy -- the harnessing of patients' own immune systems to fend off cancer -- is revolutionizing cancer treatment today. However, clinical trials often show marked improvements in only small subsets of patients, suggesting that as-yet unidentified variations among tumors result in distinct paths of disease progression and response to therapy.

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